Tel: 01483 203221 • Fax: 01483 202911 • Email:

Netley House, Gomshall, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 9QA

Welcome to Hutton + Rostron, the leading experts in Building Pathology, Architectural Conservation and Damp/Timber Decay treatments.

Founded in 1966, we are an independent team of building professionals, material scientists, environmental scientists and property professionals with a wide ranging portfolio of specialist building investigation services at your disposal.

Our Services

At Hutton + Rostron, we have the technical expertise and many years of industry experience to investigate and solve a huge range of problems for buildings and building materials old and new.

Architectural Conservation

architectural-conservation-1-225x300Our approach to historic buildings and structures, listed properties and ancient monuments is as sympathetic as it is meticulous. We offer targeted advice for effective building solutions that include building surveys and condition investigations, contract specifications and administration, heritage asset management and conservation management plans and much more.

H+R’s experience in the UK and overseas heritage sectors is comprehensive. Having worked with many commercial, private and charity organisations, we are delighted to have a large number of prestigious clients including the Crown Estate, Cabinet Office, the National Trust, Historic Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Damp Surveys

Our highly qualified team offers specialist advice and assistance relating to any damp related building problem. Whether you are concerned about condensation, water ingress, mould or fungal growth, rising or penetrating damp, or insect attack, our damp surveys will give clear and actionable recommendations. We conduct minimally invasive investigations and provide sustainable, environmentally friendly solutions for the immediate treatment and subsequent monitoring of damp issues.

We have a large and varied client base consisting of private, commercial and heritage conservation bodies. Our expert input is highly valued by prominent property developers and respected property management companies, some of the largest building contractors in the UK, landed estates, esteemed professional building industry colleagues, mortgage lenders and insurers, as well as private property owners.

Building Pathology

building-pathology2-299x300Backed by over 30 years’ professional experience of all aspects of building investigation, we bring a holistic approach to building pathology, building deterioration and failure as well as remedial specification. Our specialist building defect reports comprise structural building failures with regard to windows, roofs, brickwork and timber; subsidence and thermal movement, dry rot and wet rot infection and decay, damp, mould growth and health hazards to occupants.

Our investigation methods are minimally invasive and non-destructive, while our recommendations are based on sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions for building defects and decay.

H+R are an expert resource when it comes to the identification, resolution and prevention of building defects and damp decay. Our cost effective advice is targeted at the needs of the property in question and our involvement often leads to considerable savings being achieved for remedial treatments or capital maintenance programmes.

Our Team

H+R are proud to have an exceptionally talented multidisciplinary team brought together from diverse scientific and professional backgrounds that includes Architecture and Surveying, Natural and Environmental Sciences. We are professional members of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as well as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). If required, we can call on specialist reference laboratories and academic experts for external consultancy.

To find out more about Hutton + Rostron’s Services and our Team, please contact us on 01483 203221 or email

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